Kit de Waal talks about writing short stories, winning prizes and the role of short story competitions in developing a career as a writer.
She has won and been listed in numerous competitions for her short stories (including Costa Short Story Prize, The Bridport Prize, Bath Short Story Award, Bare Fiction and Fish Publishing) and has recently signed a three-book deal with Viking, an imprint of Penguin.
The Institute of Creative and Critical Writing
Thursday, 19 March 2015 from 18:30 to 20:30 (GMT)
Birmingham, United Kingdom
further details here.
Mick Scully, whose story ‘The Sea in Birmingham’ appears in the Best British Short Stories 2014 will be appearing at the Library of Birmingham on October 30th, alongside another Brummie and fellow contributor Louise Palfreyman, MJ Harrison and editor Nicholas Royle. The event is dedicated to Joel lane, who died last year. He was a prolific story writer and contributed to Best British Short Stories 2012. More information here.
Picture below from the Library of Birmingham.
Join Yasmin and other writers for a discussion on commissioned work and hear extracts from their stories at the Library of Birmingham on November 26th @ 6pm. Full details here.
Gaynor Arnold will be taking part in the Short Stories Aloud event at Old Fire Station, Oxford at 7.30pm 25th June. An actor will read her story In the Street of the Rose Gatherers from her collection Lying Together and there will be a Q and A afterwards. http://www.oldfirestation.org.uk/event/short-stories-aloud-6/